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Posted on: March 12, 2022

Bucks Issues ‘Code Blue’ Declaration Ahead of Saturday Storm

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A Code Blue declaration will be in effect for Bucks County until Sunday in response to anticipated winter weather conditions.

Shelters in Upper, Central and Lower Bucks are set to open at 8:30 p.m. Saturday.

The following shelters have been activated:

Upper Bucks – facebook.com/upperbuckscodeblue
Quakertown Masonic Lodge
501 W. Broad Street
Quakertown, PA 18951

Central Bucks – co2ssh.org
St. Paul’s Lutheran Church
301 N. Main Street
Doylestown, PA 18901

Lower Bucks – ahtn.org
Calvary Baptist Church
250 Green Lane
Bristol, PA 19007

The county issues a “Code Blue” declaration when temperatures are forecast to drop below 20 degrees for two or more consecutive days. A “Code Blue” may be called amid higher temperatures, as consideration is also given to wind chill, precipitation and other circumstances.

Information about “Code Blue” openings is available Monday – Friday through the county’s Housing Link Helpline at 1-800-810-4434. 

To learn more about “Code Blue” in Bucks County, click here.

Media Contact: James O’Malley, 215-348-6414, [email protected]

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